Erin Kidd is the Special Projects Manager at Thompson Greenspon. In addition to over 17 years of tax experience specializing in individual taxation, she has spent time in a variety of industries developing and improving programs to streamline procedures.

Throughout her career, she has focused on simplifying complex issues. As Special Projects Manager, she analyzes existing programs and systems to design creative and cost-effective solutions to meet both client and organization needs, to simplify production and increase efficiency. Erin has successfully launched programs in a broad range of areas including marketing, signage manufacturing and wayfinding, and in the tax preparation and accounting industry. These programs created new service lines, streamlined workflow solutions, and increased production and efficiency, which helped to accelerate revenue collection.

She is a frequent contributor the firm’s tax blog and has been a contributing author to both the Military Spouse Advocacy Network and NextGen MilSpouse websites on the topic of personal finance. She has also been a contributor to Thomson Reuters’ Tax Action Bulletin, writing about tax practice management topics, and industry publications Journal of Construction Accounting and Taxation and Taxation of Exempts.  In addition, she makes presentations on a variety of tax as well as personal and professional development topics.

Erin holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Morehead State University. She is an Enrolled Agent, a federally-licensed tax preparer who has unlimited rights to practice before the IRS, an Accredited Financial Counselor® and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. She has been recognized by the Garrison Commands of West Point, NY and Fort Leavenworth, KS for her contributions to the military community for her work with the installations’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Centers. In 2017, Erin was recognized as an Emerging Leader in the Accounting Industry by Wolters Kluwer.

 

Education

  • BBA, Morehead State University
  • MBA, Morehead State University
  • AFC®, Association for Financial Planning, Counseling and Education

 

Published Posts

 

Memberships

  • National Association of Enrolled Agents
  • Association for Financial Planning, Counseling, and Education

 

On a Personal Note

Erin has moved 20 times in her lifetime: She’s lived in 10 different states and two countries. The “Weird” state books series are a great way to get to know her new locales!

 

Areas of Expertise
  • Individual Taxation
  • International Tax Reporting
  • Tax Controversy Resolution